Posted to 9th Elementary School Study by Ben Lummis
The process for the construction of Brookline’s new elementary school has recently moved into the Feasibility Study stage with appointment of the members of the 9th Elementary School Building Committee. The members make up a diverse range of experience including parents, community members who live near the Baldwin School site, elected officials, and Town and School Department Staff. The first meeting of this committee will be on November 30th at 8:00 a.m. in Room 103 of Town Hall.
The members of the 9th Elementary School Building Committee are:
Jonathan Levi Architects (JLA) will conduct the Feasibility Study which will be completed by May 2017. JLA has already begun to initial outreach and work with staff from the Building Department, School Department, Parks and Open Space Department, Recreation Department to develop the action plan, timeline and deliverables for this phase of the project. The timeline and process for Feasibility Study including all scheduled public meetings will be posted on the School Department website in the coming week at www.brookline.k12.ma.us/school9
Update on Change to Transportation Board Agenda for November 21
The item discussing the Baldwin School and upcoming traffic study of the surrounding area has been taken off the Transportation Board’s November 21st agenda. The Building Committee for the 9th Elementary School at Baldwin has not yet met nor decided any transportation measure they want to recommend; the Co-Chairs want to hear more from the public before getting to that point.
At some point in the future the Building Committee Co-Chairs anticipate going to the Transportation Board after further discussion. The best way to stay updated is by subscribing to notices through the Town’s Notify Me “Building Committee for the 9th Elementary School at Baldwin” email list.
Posted to Affordable Housing Opportunities by David Guzman
Affordable Housing Opportunity
2-bedroom Condominium Unit for Sale in Juniper Gardens Condominiums
822 Square feet with one parking
Location: 18 Juniper Street, Unit # 56, Brookline, MA
Juniper Gardens Condominiums
Condo fee and estimated real estate taxes: $350 monthly
Application package: http://www.brooklinema.gov/DocumentCenter/View/13394
Includes application, guidelines, most frequent questions, and condo unit layout
Requirements: First time homebuyer with pre-qualification letter from local mortgage lender
Occupancy: Families with 2 or fewer persons must demonstrate a need for 2 bedrooms and families with more than four members are not eligible for this unit.
Applicant must meet income and asset qualifications for participation in the lottery.
Applicant must agree with DHCD LIP restrictions on the resale of the unit.
Key dates: Application deadline: 12 pm - Friday, January 26, 2018
Lottery: Monday, February 5, 2018 at 6:30pm at room 310 Brookline Town Hall
Contact information: David Guzman, Housing Project Planner
Thank you for your interest!
For timely notification of future affordable housing opportunities, sign onto the Brookline Affordable Housing E-mail List at http://www.brooklinema.gov/231/Affordable-Housing-Opportunities
It is unlawful to discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, familial status, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran’s status, national origin or ancestry.
Posted to Brookline Place Information by Kara Brewton
Boston Children's Hospital submitted their Construction Management Plan for review, and plans on beginning to prepare the site for construction in November. The first phase includes demolition of the Two-Four Brookline Place buildings. Parking will be provided on that portion of the site while the garage is demolished and replaced with a larger garage, after which construction on the new buildings will begin. The Planning Board will review final facade plans on Thursday, October 22nd at approximately 8:15 pm in Room 111, a requirement prior to the issuance of the demolition permit.